Remains of the Day: Mini me

The small iPad may have a cute—but obvious—name, Samsung is not thrilled with the court verdict, and Apple’s ready to go Swedish. The remainders for Monday, August 27, 2012 complete me.

7-inch iPad To Be Called “iPad mini,” WiFi Coming To iPod nano (The Mac Observer)

We’ve heard plenty of rumors about a 7-inch iPad, but what’s Apple going to call the thing? If the latest rumors are to be believed, the name of the game is the iPad mini. I was hoping for something a little more friendly—like the iPad Hobbit.

You’ve seen Apple’s internal memo to employees on the verdict, now here’s Samsung’s (9to5Mac)

The Apple-Samsung verdict is in, but what does Samsung really think about it? According to an internal memo, Samsung derided Apple for making “its primary means to competition … the outright abuse of patent law, not the pursuit of innovation.” Which, you know, sounds just like Apple.

FAA to reevaluate inflight portable electronic device use – no cell phones though (Network World)

The FAA is apparently looking to revise their rules about in-flight electronics. I’ve just got my fingers crossed that I’ll still be able to use my electric shaver during takeoff and landing.

Apple Prepares to Open First Swedish Retail Stores (MacRumors)

Apple’s preparing to open its first store in the country of Sweden, which will carry plenty of iPhönes that you will assemble yourself using Allen wrenches.

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